Infections In The Central Nervous System

should not be performed as CNS herniation could result. Testing of CSF should include cell count with differential, glucose, protein, bacterial culture and VDRL. Other tests that should be considered include fungal cultures, CrAg (if serologic test results not available) and PCR assays. If PCNSL, PML, CMV ventriculitis or HSV encephalitis is suspected, PCR assay for the associated viral pathogen should be requested. The sensitivity and specificity of most PCR assays are high (Table 36.3).

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The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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